Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 70 88
Rank change year-on-year +28 +18 +28
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1,761 1,809 1,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.24% 3.86% 2.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.54% 13.91% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,254 1,253 988
London median daily rate £363 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £136
90th Percentile £560 £588 £550
England median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 59 52
London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -15.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £36.70 £29.36 £159.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% +6.06% -

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 11,334 13,007 9,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.75% 27.78% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,102 9,627 7,069
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £331 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 76 90
London median hourly rate £22.72 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.55% -11.63% -14.00%
10th Percentile £16.59 £12.50 £11.93
90th Percentile £78.75 £78.97 £62.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +5.26%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +28 431 £375 - 131
West London +22 97 £220 +15.79% 81
South London +40 39 £290 +28.89% 16
East London +28 30 £375 - 24
North London -6 16 £210 -6.67% 14
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 1,017 (57.75%) Windows
2 835 (47.42%) Microsoft
3 800 (45.43%) Active Directory
4 593 (33.67%) Windows 10
5 543 (30.83%) Azure
6 439 (24.93%) SharePoint
7 334 (18.97%) Finance
8 329 (18.68%) Microsoft Office
9 326 (18.51%) Migration
10 282 (16.01%) SCCM
11 281 (15.96%) Windows Server
12 246 (13.97%) ITIL
13 230 (13.06%) Windows 7
14 226 (12.83%) PowerShell
15 214 (12.15%) VMware
16 194 (11.02%) Skype
17 187 (10.62%) Citrix
18 174 (9.88%) Azure Active Directory
19 161 (9.14%) MS Exchange
20 158 (8.97%) Skype for Business
21 144 (8.18%) SQL
22 142 (8.06%) Microsoft Intune
23 141 (8.01%) Cisco
24 137 (7.78%) DNS
25 136 (7.72%) Windows Server 2012
26 135 (7.67%) OneDrive
27 132 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
28 131 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
29 127 (7.21%) Apple
30 125 (7.10%) Security Cleared

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 439 (24.93%) SharePoint
2 161 (9.14%) MS Exchange
3 158 (8.97%) Skype for Business
4 62 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 22 (1.25%) IIS
8 21 (1.19%) Confluence
9 11 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.28%) K2 blackpearl
12 5 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.23%) Apache
13 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.23%) Moodle
13 4 (0.23%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.23%) Totara
14 3 (0.17%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.11%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 329 (18.68%) Microsoft Office
2 93 (5.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 64 (3.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.34%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.11%) Sketch
10 1 (0.057%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.057%) Houdini
10 1 (0.057%) Maya
10 1 (0.057%) Revit
10 1 (0.057%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 64 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.28%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.11%) Global One
4 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.057%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.057%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.057%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.057%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.057%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.057%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 543 (30.83%) Azure
2 174 (9.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 135 (7.67%) OneDrive
4 105 (5.96%) Power Platform
5 90 (5.11%) AWS
6 72 (4.09%) PowerApps
7 69 (3.92%) Dynamics 365
8 53 (3.01%) SaaS
9 46 (2.61%) PaaS
10 45 (2.56%) G Suite
11 41 (2.33%) Yammer
12 37 (2.10%) Microsoft Flow
13 36 (2.04%) IaaS
13 36 (2.04%) Mimecast
14 15 (0.85%) Google Drive
15 14 (0.80%) GCP
16 12 (0.68%) ShareGate
17 11 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 8 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
19 7 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 194 (11.02%) Skype
2 137 (7.78%) DNS
3 119 (6.76%) VPN
4 117 (6.64%) Firewall
5 116 (6.59%) DHCP
6 100 (5.68%) LAN
7 95 (5.39%) WAN
8 72 (4.09%) TCP/IP
9 66 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
10 52 (2.95%) VoIP
11 40 (2.27%) SAN
12 32 (1.82%) Internet
13 30 (1.70%) Unified Communications
14 27 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
15 26 (1.48%) Intranet
16 24 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
16 24 (1.36%) Network Security
17 22 (1.25%) IP Telephony
18 19 (1.08%) NetScaler
19 18 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 66 (3.75%) Power BI
3 26 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
4 21 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (1.02%) MySQL
6 17 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (0.74%) Big Data
8 12 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (0.51%) Data Lake
10 9 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.51%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.34%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.17%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.17%) QlikView
14 3 (0.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (2.84%) JIRA
2 29 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 17 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
4 16 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 13 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.23%) Subversion
8 3 (0.17%) Hudson
9 2 (0.11%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.11%) gulp
9 2 (0.11%) MSI
9 2 (0.11%) webpack
10 1 (0.057%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.057%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.057%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.057%) Selenium
10 1 (0.057%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.057%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.057%) WebDriver
General
1 334 (18.97%) Finance
2 88 (5.00%) Public Sector
3 61 (3.46%) Banking
4 51 (2.90%) Law
5 42 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 32 (1.82%) Marketing
7 29 (1.65%) Retail
8 23 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.14%) Advertising
10 18 (1.02%) Electronics
10 18 (1.02%) Front Office
10 18 (1.02%) Legal
11 16 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.85%) Publishing
13 12 (0.68%) Local Government
14 9 (0.51%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.45%) Back Office
15 8 (0.45%) German Language
16 6 (0.34%) French Language
17 3 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 299 (16.98%) Analyst
2 226 (12.83%) Support Engineer
3 161 (9.14%) Desktop Support
4 148 (8.40%) Architect
5 147 (8.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 135 (7.67%) Consultant
7 119 (6.76%) Service Analyst
8 115 (6.53%) Service Desk Analyst
9 113 (6.42%) Desktop Engineer
10 109 (6.19%) Support Analyst
11 102 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 98 (5.57%) Office 365 Engineer
13 93 (5.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 93 (5.28%) Project Manager
14 88 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
15 85 (4.83%) Developer
16 83 (4.71%) IT Support
17 70 (3.98%) Administrator
18 69 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 64 (3.63%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.67%) .NET
2 41 (2.33%) HTML
3 33 (1.87%) CSS
4 26 (1.48%) JSON
4 26 (1.48%) Web Services
5 22 (1.25%) ASP.NET
6 21 (1.19%) jQuery
7 17 (0.97%) XML
8 16 (0.91%) AngularJS
9 15 (0.85%) React
10 14 (0.80%) .NET Framework
10 14 (0.80%) REST
11 11 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (0.57%) Ajax
12 10 (0.57%) Node.js
13 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Graph
14 7 (0.40%) SAML
14 7 (0.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (0.34%) RESTful
16 5 (0.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (3.69%) Management Information System
1 65 (3.69%) Video Conferencing
2 62 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
4 50 (2.84%) iPhone
5 45 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 36 (2.04%) Smartphone
7 34 (1.93%) User Experience
8 29 (1.65%) Data Centre
9 26 (1.48%) iPad
9 26 (1.48%) Replication
10 21 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.14%) Public Cloud
12 15 (0.85%) Mobile App
13 12 (0.68%) BYOD
13 12 (0.68%) Social Media
14 11 (0.62%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.51%) Driving Licence
16 8 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 8 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,017 (57.75%) Windows
2 593 (33.67%) Windows 10
3 281 (15.96%) Windows Server
4 230 (13.06%) Windows 7
5 136 (7.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (6.47%) Apple iOS
7 108 (6.13%) Android
8 75 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 70 (3.98%) Linux
10 60 (3.41%) Mac OS X
11 48 (2.73%) Mac OS
12 30 (1.70%) Windows 8
13 20 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
14 13 (0.74%) Windows XP
15 11 (0.62%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.62%) Unix
15 11 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.57%) CentOS
17 7 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (18.51%) Migration
2 246 (13.97%) ITIL
3 132 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 131 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
6 93 (5.28%) Change Management
7 91 (5.17%) Project Management
8 83 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 81 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
10 74 (4.20%) CRM
11 57 (3.24%) Mobile Device Management
12 55 (3.12%) Information Security
13 54 (3.07%) Asset Management
14 50 (2.84%) Project Delivery
15 49 (2.78%) Service Management
16 48 (2.73%) DevOps
17 47 (2.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 46 (2.61%) Root Cause Analysis
19 42 (2.39%) Application Packaging
20 41 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 226 (12.83%) PowerShell
2 144 (8.18%) SQL
3 53 (3.01%) C#
4 46 (2.61%) JavaScript
5 20 (1.14%) VB
6 18 (1.02%) Python
7 15 (0.85%) C
7 15 (0.85%) VBScript
8 14 (0.80%) Perl
9 11 (0.62%) Java
9 11 (0.62%) VBA
10 8 (0.45%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.40%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.28%) C++
13 4 (0.23%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.23%) U-SQL
14 3 (0.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.17%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.11%) Ruby
16 1 (0.057%) X++
Qualifications
1 125 (7.10%) Security Cleared
2 103 (5.85%) SC Cleared
3 93 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 77 (4.37%) Degree
5 58 (3.29%) MCSE
6 54 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
7 30 (1.70%) MCSA
8 29 (1.65%) MCP
9 18 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (0.91%) CCA
11 15 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (0.80%) DBS Check
13 13 (0.74%) MCITP
14 12 (0.68%) CCNA
15 11 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
15 11 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 11 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (0.57%) PMP
17 8 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
18 7 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.60%) SLA
2 22 (1.25%) PMO
3 17 (0.97%) GDPR
4 14 (0.80%) QA
5 13 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.11%) NIST
8 2 (0.11%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.057%) COBIT
9 1 (0.057%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.057%) NCSC
System Software
1 800 (45.43%) Active Directory
2 115 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (3.98%) Hyper-V
4 59 (3.35%) XenApp
5 38 (2.16%) XenDesktop
6 35 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
8 25 (1.42%) vSphere
9 14 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 6 (0.34%) Docker
12 6 (0.34%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.23%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.23%) pfSense
13 4 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.17%) Firmware
14 3 (0.17%) Xen
15 2 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 282 (16.01%) SCCM
2 142 (8.06%) Microsoft Intune
3 35 (1.99%) Jamf Pro
3 35 (1.99%) Single Sign-On
4 32 (1.82%) AirWatch
5 24 (1.36%) WSUS
6 23 (1.31%) SCOM
7 14 (0.80%) Terraform
8 9 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (0.45%) Kubernetes
10 7 (0.40%) Ansible
10 7 (0.40%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.40%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 6 (0.34%) Nagios
11 6 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (0.34%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
12 5 (0.28%) Istio
13 4 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 835 (47.42%) Microsoft
2 214 (12.15%) VMware
3 187 (10.62%) Citrix
4 141 (8.01%) Cisco
5 127 (7.21%) Apple
6 61 (3.46%) Google
7 55 (3.12%) ServiceNow
8 49 (2.78%) Ivanti
9 43 (2.44%) Adobe
10 39 (2.21%) HP
11 33 (1.87%) Sony
12 31 (1.76%) Dell
13 27 (1.53%) Bloomberg
14 24 (1.36%) Meraki
14 24 (1.36%) Polycom
14 24 (1.36%) SAP
15 23 (1.31%) Reuters
16 22 (1.25%) EMC
16 22 (1.25%) NetApp
17 18 (1.02%) Symantec